A true staple of Cleveland nostalgia these days, Parma Pierogies remains an idea that seems always to be growing. Founder Mary Poldruhi is seeking investors for the company’s revival and the ultimate return to pierogi heaven.
The original iteration of her company was a beloved Northeast Ohio institution throughout the 1990s — remember the iconic flamingo? — and she began distributing her meals in grocery stores throughout the region.
Back then, she cold-called 600 people in the white pages who had a Polish-sounding last name. She picked up 80 investors in no time, logging $3,000 per. The business was off and running.
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